Lionel Messi has won the men's Player of the Year at the Best FIFA awards
Lionel Messi says winning the men's Player of the Year at the Best FIFA awards caps off a 'tremendous year'.
The Argentina captain took the honour ahead of French duo Kylian Mbappe and Karim Benzema at last night's ceremony in Paris.
Lionel Scaloni - who guided Argentina to World Cup glory in December - scooped the men's Coach of the Year prize.
England's Sarina Weigman was honoured with the women's Coach of the Year award after their success at last summer's Euros.
The women's Player of the Year was Spain's Alexia Putellas.
Bristol City manager Nigel Pearson admits his side face an uphill task in trying to reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
The Championship club host Manchester City in the fifth round this evening.
Elsewhere, there's an all-Premier League tie at Craven Cottage where Fulham take on Leeds.
Leicester welcome Blackburn to the King Power and Stoke entertain Brighton.
Republic of Ireland international Chiedozie Ogbene was on the mark for Rotherham in the Championship last night.
He scored the equaliser in their 1-1 draw with Swansea.
Galway native Ryan Manning provided the assist for the Swansea goal.
Tonight, Millwall travel to Luton while Coventry take on Preston.
Kyle Hayes could face action after striking the face-guard of Galway’s Brian Concannon.
The incident occurred during Limerick’s Allianz Hurling League win over the Tribesmen in Salthill on Sunday.
Hayes avoided punishment at the time, but the incident is set to be reviewed by the Central Competitions Control Committee.
That could result in the All Star being banned for next month’s game away to Westmeath.
A first ever women’s Lions tour is set to be given the green light today.
Ireland assistant coach Niamh Briggs was part of a 13-person steering committee, tasked with assessing the feasibility of a women’s tour.
They took into account financial viability and suitable scheduling in the rugby calendar.
New Zealand and France are being considered as the first destinations for a female Lions tour.
New Zealand's cricketers have won the second Test against England by just one run, to tie the series one-all.
It's only the second time in Test history a team's won by such a margin.